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Thieves Steal Pomegranate Tree, Plants from Burbank Urban Garden  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Thieves broke into the urban garden at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, stealing a 4-year-old pomegranate tree and several ...



How Luther Burbank’s Golf Program Resurrected After 20 Years  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- It's been 20 years since Luther Burbank High School has fielded a golf team, but thanks to the community and a determined teacher, the ...



Sacramento officials want a homeless shelter at the Florin Road light rail station. Residents say 'no'  ABC10.com KXTV

City officials have one idea to combat homelessness — erect a shelter at a the Florin Road light rail station to house up to 100 hand-selected homeless citizens.



Here's what Sacramento-area schools are closed on Friday, Nov. 16  ABC10.com KXTV

The full breakdown of what Sacramento-area schools are closed due to poor air quality.



Sacramento City Unified Superintendent talks plan to avoid state takeover  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) Superintendent Jorge Aguilar spoke exclusively with ABC10 about his plan to close a ...



Video: Burbank High teen turns up the suspense in promposal – with help from cop  Sacramento Bee

A Sacramento teenager's prank-turned-promposal went off without a hitch, thanks to creativity, some convincing acting and a police officer.



Hmong students are among the forgotten minorities of higher education  SFGate

If you are driving east on Florin Road toward Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California, you will pass under a pedestrian bridge that has a message ...



Coroner identifies man and woman found dead in Parkway mobile home  Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento County Coroner's Office has identified a 54-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman involved in a potential homicide Tuesday night at a ...



How Police, Communities Keep Empty Schools Safe During Summer  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Of course, the summer months make for some empty school campuses and the lack of people often will invite vandalism and theft.



Where Will The Next Sacramento Homeless Triage Shelters Be Located?  Capital Public Radio News

Each of the eight city council members in Sacramento has been asked to identify possible sites for homeless triage shelters in their districts.



Can Sacramento City Unified School District Expel Junk Food From Classrooms?  Capital Public Radio News

At Sacramento City Unified School District, teachers are being asked to become gatekeepers between kids and cupcakes. Some say they may have a hard time ...



Rising rents in coastal California outpace teacher pay  EdSource

The West Contra Costa Unified School District, serving some of the poorest neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area, can use every excellent teacher it's ...



From Galt to Galt | Lifestyle  The Galt Herald

In honor of Teachers Appreciation Week, we are departing from the typical format of this column during May to honor many of the educators who have gone ...



Arizona Football defensive lineman PJ Johnson gets drafted by Detroit  FlickSided

NASHVILLE, TN- It took awhile, but finally in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft, Arizona Football defensive lineman PJ Johnson was drafted!



Mayor Steinberg calls on mental health professionals to volunteer in Sacramento communities  ABC10.com KXTV

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is calling for licensed mental health professionals and experts to volunteer assisting area neighborhoods affected by ...



Effective ways to help the homeless  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif — The number of homeless people increased by 30 percent from 2015 to 2017 in the Sacramento area. In late January, Sacramento ...



Portland State Football Signs Nine During Early Signing Period  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program signed nine student-athletes during the National Letter of Intent early signing period on Wednesday. The Vikings have ...



Police searched for suspect near south Sacramento school  KCRA Sacramento

A suspect is in custody and another person is outstanding after leading police in a car chase Tuesday evening. The suspect ran across the Luther Burbank High ...



Response: Student Feedback on Teachers Should Be a 'Part of More Classrooms'  Education Week

(This is Part Two in a three-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: Should teachers encourage student evaluations of their ...



12 Sacramento area back-to-school backpack drives  ABC10.com KXTV

Whether residents are interested in helping their community or letting their community help them, there are plenty back-to-school backpack drives to help ...



Girls Rugby Brings Police And Community Closer Together  Capital Public Radio News

The Amazons of the Sacramento Police Athletic League have one high school girls rugby championship under their belts and are going for two in a row this ...



Response: 'Building Relationships With Students Is the Most Important Thing a Teacher Can Do'  Education Week

(This is the second post in a seven-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are the best ways to build relationships with ...



Sac State hosts young ROTC cadets in competition  Sacramento State University

Hundreds of students historically attend ROTC competitions, such as this one last November at Luther Burbank High School. (Sacramento State Air Force ROTC).



Response: Knowing 'When to Stop Teaching Strategies and Just Let Students Read'  Education Week

(This is the second post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are the roles of reading strategies in literacy ...



Local NFL players to watch during training camp, regular season  ABC10.com KXTV

As football fans all over the world prepare for the NFL season, ABC10 is helping you learn more about the local players around the league.



Portland State Vikings football team signs 9 players during early signing period, including a humongous offensive lineman  OregonLive.com

A look at the football stars from Oregon and beyond who signed, or transferred to Portland State to play for the Vikings football team.



Sacramento district can’t find enough teachers, so it turns to Philippines for help  Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento City Unified School District says the supply of local teachers is lacking, so it has to recruit from the Philippines.



Response: 'Promoting Speaking for ELLs Must Be Intentional'  Education Week

(This is Part Two in a five-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: How do you promote speaking with English-language ...



Viking Football Welcomes 25 New Student-Athletes For 2019  Portland State Vikings

Semaj Bolin , CB, 5-10, 170, FR, HS, North Las Vegas, NV (Coronado HS) - se-mozh * Dante Chachere , QB, 6-3, 170, FR, HS, Fresno, CA (Clovis West HS) ...



Help wanted: California school districts scramble to hire teachers  Sacramento Bee

A growing teacher shortage has California school districts offering subsidized housing and signing bonuses in an effort to woo potential recruits. The hiring ...



FBI Academy Schools Local Students  Comstock's Magazine

When an FBI agent asks a roomful of high school juniors, “How many of you watch FBI shows on TV?” nearly every hand goes up. But at the recent Sacramento ...



Response: Don't 'Ignore' Staff Conflict In Schools  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are your suggestions on how to resolve teacher-to- teacher and/or ...



Kings launch co-ed summer basketball league for local youth  ABC10.com KXTV

The Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Basketball League seeks to interrupt violence by providing an opportunity for young people to engage in intercommunity ...



Tony Lopez announces run for Sacramento mayor  KCRA Sacramento

Former world boxing champion Tony “the Tiger” Lopez announced Thursday that he will run for mayor of Sacramento.



Portland State Football Names David Lose New Defensive Line Coach  Portland State Vikings

Portland State has named David Lose as the new defensive line coach. Lose (pronounced LOW-say) is a familiar name in the northwest, having played football ...



Response: 'Embracing Technology' as a Tool for Differentiation  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are ways technology can assist teachers apply ...



Response: Educators Share Who Influenced Their Teaching - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

Rita Platt, Dr. Cynthia "Mama J" Johnson, Pernille Ripp and Jenny Edwards share reflections on who has most influenced their teaching.



Response: Everything You Wanted to Know About Dual Immersion But Were Afraid to Ask  Education Week

The new "question-of-the-week" is: What does "dual-immersion" mean? Is it different from bilingual education? What are tips to do "dual-immersion" and/or ...



Prison company seeks to open center for federal felons near Sacramento homes, schools  Sacramento Bee

A controversial nationwide provider of private prison and reentry services wants to open a facility in south Sacramento for federal offenders on supervised ...



Response: "Unlocking the Common Core" With English Language Learners  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new question-of-the-week is: How can we help English Language Learners meet the Common Core Standards?



Response: Ways to 'Navigate Conflicts & Restore Relationships' Between Students  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: When two or more students are having a conflict, what ...



Response: 'The Divide Between Policymakers & Educators Can Be Narrowed by Dialogue'  Education Week

(This the second post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do you think are the most important things that ...



Response: A Teacher's 'Pay Isn't Great, but the Rewards are Worth Everything'  Education Week

(This is the second post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: If you had to do it all over again, would you still ...



Al Baldwin | Obituaries  The Galt Herald

Al Baldwin passed from his earthly ties to be face-to-face with his Lord Jesus Christ peacefully at home on Jan. 5, 2018. Born in San Francisco, Al grew up in.



Sacramento Olympic Athletes  Sactown Magazine

Our region has produced a bumper crop of Olympic hopefuls this year. Here are another seven local heroes for you to cheer on in Rio this summer:



Response: Leveraging Field Trips to  Education Week

Ron Berger, Camille A. Farrington, Gail Desler, Abby Schneiderjohn, and Mike Janatovich contribute their thoughts on the best ways to plan and use field trips.



Response: Teachers Must Encourage Students to 'Make Meaning Together'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the keys to effective ...



Response: Guidelines for Successful One-to-One Computer Programs  Education Week

Anne Jenks, Heather Staker, Larissa Pahomov, and Stephanie Smith Budhai share their suggestions on how schools can successfully implement one-to-one ...



News  Sacramento State University

Preview story: Tony Award-winning actor and dancer Ben Vereen is coming to Sacramento State on Saturday, April 30, for a full day of activities as part of ...



Response: We Must Help Students 'Recognize Their Creative Strengths'  Education Week

Laura Taddei, Cathy L. Seeley, Zane Dickey, Laura Fleming, Billy Krakower, Diane Friedlaender, Richard Byrne contribute their thoughts on developing creative ...



Response: Teaching Can Be Tough, But We're 'Lucky'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do you think is the toughest part of teaching and ...



Sacramento County jail Inmate dies before he was scheduled to appear in court  Sacramento Bee

A 29-year-old Sacramento County Main Jail inmate died Wednesday, Feb. 28, due to a medical emergency after moving prisons earlier that morning.



Response: 'Self-Control Doesn't Just Happen, It Needs to Be Taught'  Education Week

(This is the third post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: How can we best help students ...



Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school  Washington Post

Here's an excerpt from Larry Ferlazzo's new book, “Classroom Q & As: Expert Strategies For Teaching,” recently published by Education Week. It's a compilation ...



Response: Mistakes Are  Education Week

(This is the second post in a five-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week (and the first one in this column's sixth ...



Sacramento finds paid summer jobs for disadvantaged teens  Sacramento Bee

Sacramento will launch an internship program aimed at placing up to 1000 disadvantaged high school kids in paid summer jobs. Hundreds of young people are ...



Response: 'There Is Not One Right Answer' for Reading Instruction  Education Week

(This is the third post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What is the biggest mistake ...



Response: 'When I Started Teaching, I Wish I had Known...'  Education Week

Linda Hoyt, Jenny Edwards, Mary Tedrow, and Vance L. Austin offer their suggestions about what they know now that they wish they had known then...



In 10 years, 114 Sacramento teenagers died violently. Here are all of them  Sacramento Bee

Search this list of the 114 teens who died violently in the Sacramento region since 2007.



Response: Race To The Top Has Been A 'Fiasco'  Education Week News

Today, Barnett Berry, Ariel Sacks, John Thompson, Alice Mercer and David B. Cohen weigh in with their thoughts on the Race To The Top program.



Two men convicted of murder in 2014 marijuana robbery  Sacramento Bee

Shaquille Huston and Dayvon Stroupe were convicted by a Sacramento Superior Court jury Thursday for the first-degree murder of Vincent Amaya, with a ...



Response: Ways to Use Learning 'Taxonomies' in the Classroom  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are practical ways teachers can use "taxonomies" like Bloom's and SOLO ...



Response: 'Treating Teachers as Professionals' Is a Step Toward Reducing Attrition  Education Week

(This is the second post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) This week's question is: Why do teachers avoid, or leave, high poverty urban public ...



Response: Metacognition Is a  Education Week

(This is the second post in a four-part series on the topic of metacognition in the classroom. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is:.



Response: Home Language Support 'Helps Learners Navigate Both Worlds'  Education Week

Anna Bartosik, Nathan Hall, Chloe Smith, Beth Konomoto wrap this three-part series up with their suggestions about the role of an ELL student's home language ...



Responses: Our Teaching Mistakes & What We Learn From Them  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). This week's question is: What has been your biggest teaching mistake and what did you learn from it? Many of us try to ...



California's school suspensions show racial disparity  USA TODAY

Black students in California were disproportionally represented in school suspensions.



Response: 'It is Long Past Time to Meet the Needs of Students of Color'  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). This week's question is: What does culturally sustaining pedagogy look like in the classroom? This question, and the ...



Response: Different Ways Of 'Learning By Doing' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week Blogs

Educators Suzie Boss, Jeffrey Wilhelm, Steven Anderson and Stephen Lazar discuss the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry ...



Response: 'Slow & Steady Wins the Race' for Making Changes in Teaching  Education Week Blogs

Charlene Stone, Jeremy Hyler, and Harry Dickens contribute their suggestions for coping with the rapid changes of ed tech and Common Core.



Response: Common Core Moves Social Studies From 'Memorization' to a 'Meaningful Place'  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do the Common Core Standards look like in Social Studies classrooms?



Schooling the Mamolas - News - Local Stories - March 5, 2009  Sacramento News & Review

By Cosmo Garvin. A pair of Sacramento teachers get booted from an elite public high school. Published on March 5, 2009 as News in the Local Stories section ...



Response: Building Relationships With Families of ELLs - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

This week's question is: What are some of the ways teachers can actively involve & connect with English Language Learners' parents? Parent engagement can ...



Response: Teaching ELLs That 'Science Is a Verb'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) This week's question is: What are the best ways to teach the Next Generation Science ...



Wrestle maniacs: Sacramento's underground grapplers spill real blood for scripted glory - Feature Story - Local Stories - July 20, 2017  Sacramento News & Review

By Bansky Gonzalez. Janky local scene attracts everyday wage slaves who come alive in theater of pain. Published on July 20, 2017 as Feature Story in the ...



Fentanyl overdose cases rise to 29, including death of El Dorado Hills teen  Sacramento Bee

The potent painkiller fentanyl widened its reach Thursday, as a new overdose case appeared and law enforcement officials confirmed the fentanyl-related death ...



Soccer: Patterson blasts past Burbank | Patterson Irrigator Prep Sports  The Tracy Press

Playoff soccer has finally arrived at Patterson High's doorstep as the varsity boys team prepares to attempt another deep run in Division III of the Sac-Joaquin ...



SoftIntegration Releases C/C++ Interpreter Ch 7.5.1 for Learning Coding, Math, and Robotics  PR Newswire

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftIntegration, Inc. today announced the availability of Ch 7.5.1 and Embedded Ch 7.5.1. Ch is the most complete ...



The Answer Sheet - The best kind of teacher evaluation  Washington Post

Teacher Larry Ferlazzo describes how he is evaluated at the Sacramento high school where he teaches. It is in stark contrast to the way The Los Angeles Times ...



Guest Post | Helping Students Motivate Themselves  New York Times

Daniel Pink on “the surprising science of motivation,” a TED talk that is one of many resources Larry Ferlazzo, a teacher and author, uses in this post. Today, in ...



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